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Place-ITN Online Kick-Off Event - Training the Next Generation of Archaeological Scientists: Interdisciplinary Studies of Pre-modern Plasters and Ceramics from the Eastern Mediterranean

Event Details:

  • Date:         Tuesday, 23 March 2021
  • Time:         Starts: 11:00am (Cyprus, Eastern European Time, GMT+2)
  • Venue:       Live streaming will be available on The Cyprus Institute's YouTube Channel
  • Speaker:   Various speakers - see programme below


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The event will be in English and the live stream is open to the public.
Live streaming of the event will be available on The Cyprus Institute's YouTube channel
Images and/or recordings of our open public events may be used by The Cyprus Institute for dissemination purposes including print and digital media such as websites, press-releases, social media, and live streaming.



Programme of the Kick-off Event

11:00-11:15 Welcome address by Prof. George Christophides,
President, The Cyprus Institute

Address by Mr Prodromos Prodromou,
Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, Republic of Cyprus

Address by Mr. Kyriakos Kokkinos,
Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Republic of Cyprus

Address by Dr Marina Solomidou-Ieronymidou,
Director of the Department of Antiquities, Republic of Cyprus

Introductions by PlaCe consortium heads of departments:

Prof. Sturt Manning, Associate Provost,
The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus

Prof. Philippe Muchez, Dean,
Faculty of Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Prof. Sue Hamilton, Director,
Institute of Archaeology, University College London, UK

Dr Athanasios K. Vionis, Director,
Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Dr George Nounesis, Director and President of the Board,
National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Greece

Prof. John Bennet, Director,
The British School at Athens, Greece

Prof. Cyprian Broodbank, Director,
Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, UK

Dr Stanislav Pospíšil, Director,
The Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics,
Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic


Presentation of the PlaCe-ITN project
Prof. Thilo Rehren, PlaCe-ITN Coordinator, Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center, The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus


Download the programme of the kick-off event (pdf format).


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eu flagPlaCe-ITN has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action grant agreement No 956410.



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Additional Info

  • Date: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
  • Time: Starts: 11:00 (Cyprus, Eastern European Time)
  • Speaker: Visit event web page for more information

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